T9_1_4_2d

2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 9_1_4.2d
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional about eating fewer high-fat or high-cholesterol foods,a by education,b United States, 2008
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 49.21.049.11.746.01.551.71.4
Age18-44�������������������������39.21.235.82.536.11.842.71.8
45-64����������������������������60.11.463.82.556.42.261.61.8
65 and over����������������������61.52.364.43.458.43.862.64.2
GenderMale��������������������������49.71.446.12.447.52.252.92.0
Female���������������������������48.81.151.62.244.81.950.71.7
RaceWhite, single race������������49.11.148.62.046.01.651.71.5
Black, single race���������������48.31.748.03.042.72.852.32.6
Asian, single race���������������54.16.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single race���������������DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race���������������DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races�������������������DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races�������48.81.147.72.346.21.651.21.5
  Non-Hispanic, White��������������48.71.246.83.046.41.951.01.6
  Non-Hispanic, Black��������������48.01.847.53.142.32.852.32.7
Hispanic, all races��������������53.01.852.32.450.12.957.13.5
Family incomecNegative/poor�����������������48.42.049.32.645.93.452.03.9
Near poor/low��������������������46.22.045.13.045.43.148.23.5
Middle���������������������������49.11.750.42.846.02.351.22.6
High�����������������������������52.11.754.74.847.62.954.02.0
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed����������������������46.71.144.92.243.01.649.91.5
Not employed���������������������45.91.847.73.244.03.146.43.0
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private�������������������49.01.045.43.046.61.651.01.5
Public only����������������������48.72.151.03.544.33.552.84.3
Uninsured������������������������36.81.942.52.732.43.437.03.7
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only�����������������65.53.664.95.163.56.5DSUDSU
Medicare and private�������������58.03.6DSUDSU55.85.158.25.3
Medicare and other public��������64.55.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan������������������51.31.051.11.848.61.553.21.5
  Large central metro��������������50.61.552.02.646.32.952.82.8
  Large fringe metro���������������54.01.857.84.048.42.756.82.5
  Medium metro���������������������50.12.046.43.651.62.450.63.1
  Small metro����������������������49.12.847.65.550.23.749.84.0
Nonmetropolitan������������������40.82.242.33.636.83.244.63.5
  Micropolitan���������������������40.92.942.04.638.33.344.34.6
  Noncore��������������������������40.73.644.95.634.66.645.76.8
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish�����������������������48.91.047.82.146.01.551.41.4
Other����������������������������52.42.253.02.845.84.357.43.9
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good������47.11.045.32.043.91.550.01.5
Fair/poor������������������������59.01.958.23.357.03.361.63.6
Activity limitationsdBasic activities��������������53.32.653.64.949.14.256.64.3
Complex activities���������������58.63.160.55.953.14.763.04.9
Neither basic nor complex activities47.61.046.11.944.11.650.81.6
U.S. bornYes���������������������������49.21.047.42.146.31.552.01.4
No�������������������������������49.82.054.12.743.63.250.53.3

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population using three age groups: 18-44, 45-64, and 65 and over.

b. Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

c. Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

d. For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T9_1_4_2d: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/9_lifestylemodification/T9_1_4_2d.html